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    Arboretum Birthday Parties

    Cora Hartshorn Arboretum Birthday Parties are offered on Weekends. There are 2 times available each Saturday and Sunday: 11:30 AM -1:00 PM or 2:00 PM-3:30 PM The CHA offers 90 minute birthday parties for children ages 3-12. Your child and 15-20 of their friends will enjoy a 45 minute nature-themed

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    Toddler and Pre-School

    Spring Parent Child Seven week session beginning March 26-May 15, 2015 (No class April 9 & 10) Thursdays 9:30am-10:30am Fridays 9:30am-10:30am Parent and Child Discovery is a weekly program where children and their caregivers can learn about the wonders of nature through exploration, stories, and crafts! This program is for

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    After School Programs

    During our after school clubs, children are able to explore our 16 acres of woodlands, express their creativity, and expand their scientific knowledge through a one hour investigation of a nature related topic.   Raccoon Club 1st and 2nd Grade Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30pm March 24-May 12, 2015 (No Class April 7)

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    Family Programs

    Ar-b-que Saturday, May 2, 2015 11:00am-2:00pm Join us for our annual celebration of Arbor Day. A fun-filled day for the whole family with food, crafts, nature walks and Live Animal Presentation!  Pre-registration is strongly suggested. Online Registration will be available in Spring. Contact program@hartshornarboretum.org with questions.   Family Camp Out

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    June Mini Camp June 15-19, 2015 Turlte Tots: 9am-12noon (Please bring a lunch and snack!) Spend the week at Cora Hartshorn Arboretum exploring the plants and animals that emerge in the Spring! Our experienced educators will guide hands on activities that explore different topics each day! For ages 3-5 (Turtle Tots)

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    School Programs

    The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum (CHA) offers field trips and classroom programs for grades K-5. Each lesson has been designed to correlate to NJCCC and supplement science curriculum. Students learn about a nature-themed topic through observation, discussion, teamwork, and hands-on activities. Field Trips Our 90 minute field trips are conducted 50%

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    Youth Groups

    Scout Programs The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum provides many opportunities to observe artifacts, meet a naturalist, and learn to share your world with wildlife. Our educators have a variety of programs specifically designed to meet the requirements of many Boy Scout and Girl Scout Badges. Our programs are typically 60-90 minutes